Note to Raiders: Stay Away from Flozell Adams

June 7, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

I've been hearing rumors around the Raider camp fire about signing Flozell Adams and, I have to say, I couldn't agree less. 
I know, the Raiders are in need on the O line.
I know, he's 6'7", 350 (hence the nickname Flozell "The Hotel" Adams.)
I know, he was a five-time Pro Bowl left tackle with the Cowboys. He would have made six straight Pro Bowl appearances had he not torn his ACL in 2005.
But don't you think there is a reason such a premiere offensive lineman such as Adams is still on the market?
Here's a $67,500 reason: Flozell Adams is as dirty a player there is in the NFL.
The first week of last season, Adams was flagged and fined $5,000 for an unnecessary roughness penalty called on him. Not too bad but I'm just warming up.
In Week Two of last season, Adams and the Cowboys were facing off against the Giants when Adams intentionally tripped defensive end Justin Tuck after Tuck blew him off the line. Tuck suffered a partially torn labru...

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